Reliability of floppy drives

Date: Sun Apr 12 18:35:27 1998

In a message dated 98-04-12 19:13:50 EDT, you write:

<< Max Eskin wrote:
> I have had too many 3.5" disks go bad, some my own, some not, not
> to ask why. I mean, is it just a property of 3.5" disks to be
> unreliable, or is something else? Are there any "industrial quality"
> drives/disks that are reasonably reliable? >>

grrr, i hate 3.5 disks! they seem unreliable. i have software on old 5.25
disks that have lasted longer than data on 1.44 floppies. could it be the
density of the data on the disk that makes them unreliable? just a guess.

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